Ampney Crucis

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Ancient and Historical Monuments in the County of Gloucester Iron Age and Romano-British Monuments in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1976.

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(2 miles E. of Cirencester)

Akeman Street runs E.-W. across the parish. A cinerary urn and Roman coins, including a silver coin of Honorius, were found in a quarry beside the turnpike road to Oxford, c. 1777. (fn. 1)

Ampney Crucis. (1) Probable Settlement.

(1) Probable Settlement (SP 069031), undated, S. of Akeman Street, is revealed by crop-marks covering about 30 acres of level ground on Forest Marble.

C.U.A.P., OAP AOS 22–3.


  • 1. Rudder (1779), 228.